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Capacitive Silicon Resonators: Performance Enhancement Methods

1st Edition

Nguyen Van Toan, Takahito Ono
June 24, 2019

Microfabricated resonators play an essential role in a variety of applications, including mass sensing, timing reference applications, and filtering applications. Many transduction mechanisms including piezoelectric, piezoresistive, and capacitive mechanisms, have been studied to induce and detect...

Nanofluidics: An Introduction

1st Edition

Zhigang Li
December 07, 2018

This book provides an introduction to nanofluidics in a simple manner and can be easily followed by senior undergraduate students, graduate students, and other researchers who have some background in fluid mechanics. The book covers the main topics about the fundamentals of nanofluidics and how it...

Micromechanical Analysis and Multi-Scale Modeling Using the Voronoi Cell Finite Element Method

1st Edition

Somnath Ghosh
September 18, 2018

As multi-phase metal/alloy systems and polymer, ceramic, or metal matrix composite materials are increasingly being used in industry, the science and technology for these heterogeneous materials has advanced rapidly. By extending analytical and numerical models, engineers can analyze failure...

Light Driven Micromachines

1st Edition

George K. Knopf, Kenji Uchino
March 29, 2018

In Light Driven Micromachines, the fundamental principles and unique characteristics of light driven material structures, simple mechanisms and integrated machines are explored. Very small light driven systems provide a number of interesting features and unique design opportunities because streams...

Nonlinear Control Techniques for Electro-Hydraulic Actuators in Robotics Engineering

1st Edition

Qing Guo, Dan Jiang
August 16, 2017

Nonlinear Control Techniques for Electro-Hydraulic Actuators in Robotics Engineering meets the needs of those working in advanced electro-hydraulic controls for modern mechatronic and robotic systems. The non-linear EHS control methods covered are proving to be more effective than traditional...

Data Fusion Mathematics: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Jitendra R. Raol
July 26, 2017

Fills the Existing Gap of Mathematics for Data Fusion Data fusion (DF) combines large amounts of information from a variety of sources and fuses this data algorithmically, logically and, if required intelligently, using artificial intelligence (AI). Also, known as sensor data fusion (SDF), the DF...

Nonlinear Filtering: Concepts and Engineering Applications

1st Edition

Jitendra R. Raol, Girija Gopalratnam, Bhekisipho Twala
June 08, 2017

Nonlinear Filtering covers linear and nonlinear filtering in a comprehensive manner, with appropriate theoretic and practical development. Aspects of modeling, estimation, recursive filtering, linear filtering, and nonlinear filtering are presented with appropriate and sufficient mathematics. A...

Parasitic Phenomena in the Dynamics of Industrial Devices

1st Edition

Alberto Borboni, Rodolfo Faglia
March 30, 2017

In the real world the dynamic behavior of a real machine presents either unforeseen or limiting phenomena: both are undesired, and can be therefore be classified as parasitic phenomena — unwanted, unforeseen, or limiting behaviors. Parasitic Phenomena in the Dynamics of Industrial Devices describes...

Computational Finite Element Methods in Nanotechnology

1st Edition

Sarhan M. Musa
March 29, 2017

Computational Finite Element Methods in Nanotechnology demonstrates the capabilities of finite element methods in nanotechnology for a range of fields. Bringing together contributions from researchers around the world, it covers key concepts as well as cutting-edge research and applications to...

Novel Advances in Microsystems Technologies and Their Applications

1st Edition

Laurent A. Francis, Krzysztof Iniewski
March 29, 2017

Microsystems technologies have found their way into an impressive variety of applications, from mobile phones, computers, and displays to smart grids, electric cars, and space shuttles. This multidisciplinary field of research extends the current capabilities of standard integrated circuits in...

MEMS: Fundamental Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Vikas Choudhary, Krzysztof Iniewski
March 29, 2017

The microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) industry has experienced explosive growth over the last decade. Applications range from accelerometers and gyroscopes used in automotive safety to high-precision on-chip integrated oscillators for reference generation and mobile phones. MEMS: Fundamental...

Advances in New Heat Transfer Fluids: From Numerical to Experimental Techniques

1st Edition

Alina Adriana Minea
March 21, 2017

Heat transfer enhancement has seen rapid development and widespread use in both conventional and emerging technologies. Improvement of heat transfer fluids requires a balance between experimental and numerical work in nanofluids and new refrigerants. Recognizing the uncertainties in...

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